House Speaker David Gowan’s Republican colleagues don’t trust him with the power of the House purse. Gowan told the Arizona Capitol Times that the House has plans in place for a large-scale construction project. The project, which Gowan said is still in the planning phase, will include installing showers and building a new “multi-purpose” room, a massive overhaul of the House basement and offices there, along with new carpet throughout the House.Read More »
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Just months after the Arizona House of Representatives received a $375,000 facelift, House Speaker David Gowan is planning another massive renovation of the chamber.Read More »
In a legally questionable move, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering the Department of Revenue not to collect hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales taxes against certain types of businesses that the agency -- and even a court -- says are owed to the state.Read More »
In his veto letter for HB2178, Ducey said he has seen no evidence that the bill is necessary.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed two bills by fellow Republicans on Monday that asked the federal government turn over public lands to the state. The GOP lawmakers said they wanted to use Arizona's federal public lands as a new stream of revenue for the state.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey may have just cost more than 200,000 Arizonans a shot at keeping the health insurance they received through the Affordable Care Act, though they won’t know for sure until the U.S. Supreme Court rules this summer.Read More »
Some individuals and groups did better than others in the just completed legislative session. We take a closer look, but remembering that one person’s victory could be considered another person’s loss:Read More »
The rocks and other materials at Arizona's Mining and Mineral Museum will continue to gather dust after Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a measure Thursday to reopen the museum, which closed in 2011.Read More »
Early in the morning of April 3, Senate President Andy Biggs decided he and the state Senate had waited long enough. He unilaterally pulled the plug on the legislative session.Read More »
Of the hundreds of bills passed by the Legislature in 2015 and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey, most avoided the public spotlight. Here is a sampling of new laws worth noting that attracted little or no attention.Read More »